Tag Archives: hymn

Say Brothers Will You Meet Us?

TITLE:  Say Brothers Will You Meet Us? AUTHOR: The composer of the melody is unknown, later claimed by William Steffe. CATEGORY: Traditional, Public Domain KEYWORDS: religious EARLIEST PRINTED OR RECORDED REFERENCE: 1852 HISTORICAL REFERENCES: This is the origin for one of America’s best loved tunes of the 1800’s. Probably the best known tune of the century. John Brown’s read more »

Come Ye Sinners (I Will Arise)

TITLE: Come Ye Sinners AUTHOR:  Verses: Joseph Hart, Refrain: Debated, Tune: Walker’s Southern Harmony CATEGORY: Author Known, Public Domain KEYWORDS: Religious, Hymn, Jesus, God EARLIEST DATE: 1759 Come, ye sinners, poor and needy, Weak and wounded, sick and sore; Jesus ready stands to save you, Full of pity, love and power. He is able, He read more »

I Shall Not Be Moved

I SHALL NOT BE MOVED: I Shall Not Be Moved AUTHOR: Alfred H. Ackley EARLIEST DATE: 1906 (Ackley, “Hymns for His Praise No. 2”) KEYWORDS: virtue floatingverses nonballad religious Although some argue “I Shall Not Be Moved” was originally a slave song, there is no evidence that it appeared before 1906. The song is credited by read more »